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Jada’s fairytale marriage went to hell in a handbasket when her husband started being unfaithful. The last few years have been a nightmare for her. Ben doesn’t hide his extra martial activities, after concluding Jada wouldn’t do a damn thing about it. The wheels in Jada’s head begin to turn with her best friend’s words—Cheat back, beat Ben at his own game. Jada wasn’t sure ...more
Kindle Edition, 134 pages
Published December 13th 2019
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Fre06 Begum
Jan 09, 2020 rated it liked it
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Mylene Williams
Dec 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Jada and Ben have been married for several years but without children. They are very successful in their chosen careers. Ben was caught having an affair and just won't stop having them. It has been going on for years and Jada is fed up with the situation. A decision has to be made, if Jada is to be happy. Should she have an affair as suggested by her best friend to get back at Ben or should she finally accept her marriage is what it is as Ben has told her to do? Both paths have consequences with ...more
Kashi Ashley-Ann Lowe
Jun 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Third book by this author and I’m not disappointed

My third book by Lorrain Allen and so far I’ve not been disappointed. Jada and Elijah’s story was just a glimpse of how life really is. Everyone who gives you a shoulder to cry on or a lending ear does not always have your best interests at heart. That was one of the best lessons this book has taught me. Ben, Ericka, Chris and Wayne were just miserable souls who wanted to taint Jada with their misery.

Unfortunately, Jada and Eli’s love story sta
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Williemae Sawyer
Dec 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is my second book by this author and it won't be my last. The Games We Play was well written and had a fantastic storyline. The characters were well developed and had great chemistry. It was an intense and sexy story. Looking forward to reading more by this author.

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Rosie J.
This one had me on the edge of my seat wondering how it would all play out. Lots of twists, turns and deceit!
Crystal Luckey
Dec 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Jada was in a marriage that wasnt working and she continued to deal with husbands infidelity until her friend told her to do the same to him. Jada had doubts about doing the same thing, but then an incident with her husband made her change her mind. She first met Wayne and they hooked up for awhile and this made Jada feel alive. She than met Eli, but what she felt for him was different. Eli and Jada spent time with each other and eventually fell in love with each other, but the problem was Jada ...more
L Holland
Jan 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
So...relationship games can make for a hot mess indeed. At the beginning of this book, I had a little trouble in connecting to the characters. But, that didn't last very long. The more I read, the more invested in the story I became. I found myself, at times while reading, shaking my head almost yelling at the book "Oh no, he didn't" and "Oh no she didn't". When you find yourself talking back to book characters, you know the story is compelling. Violence is never the answer to solve problems, bu ...more
Tori
Jan 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was a deep emotional read, jada was in love with her husband ,but he cheated on her and continued to cheat on her until oneday Erika her best friend throws it out there, if you can't beat him join him , in the cheating club, it takes a lot for jada but enough is enough. Jada meets two men Wayne and Elijah that give her everything she's looking for and more. Now the hard part begins because feelings are involved emotions run high and games began . Can jada come out with her heart intact or d ...more
Cassandra Haywood
Jan 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is my first time reading a book by this author and I was not disappointed. The storyline got my attention from the beginning until the end.
The characters were well developed and interesting in the way they carry themselves and actions towards others. I felt myself feeling the emotions of being angry, disappointed, sorry and shocked by what was happening in the storyline.
I don’t want to give any spoilers but I will say a person can not always listen to their friends advice.
I highly recomme
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Elysian Fields
Jan 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
This author has such a unique voice and her stories (and characters) are realistic. I cannot help but to connect to and want to befriend each and every one of them. This story was wonderful and uplifting for women. It was about finding yourself after tough circumstances and deciding what you really deserve. I enjoyed the growth the character had through out the story and just how much she came into herself. There is steam, heat, romance and great world building as well. The balance and dynamics ...more
Adalle
Jan 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
This book is NOT for everyone.

I am not a fan of cheating of ANY kind, not even in checkers. This book hasn’t changed my mind about it. But has enlightened me to see that even in my own past relationship I have a choice to lay down and take it or get up and change it.

I am looking forward to seeing more from Lorraine.

I voluntarily received an advanced copy of this book via Booksprout and any opinions expressed within this review are solely and uniquely made by me and I am happily leaving this rev
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Pauline
Jan 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved this story. I loved that Jada took her life by the hands and swung it where she wanted it, altho hesitant at first. I love that Elijah didn't immediately cave, but instead lived his pain and heartache as we all do. I loved Lorrain's style of writing, this is my second book by her and I will continue to grab her books as they come out. You will love this, not your typical story but instead deep and meaningful, painful and intense, sexy and happy all at once. ...more
Tranese
Sep 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
This was so good

Oh my goodness. This was so good. So many twists and betrayals I did not seeing coming. This was sp crazy. What started out as revenge on her husband became something more for Jada and she found her happiness
Lorrain hit all the emotional spots and didn't leave anything unanswered I love this story
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Edith
Jun 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
Bring the drama

This was an interesting and enjoyable read. Without leaving any spoilers, I loved the twists in this story and waiting to see who would be Jada's dream man. I look forward to reading more from Ms Allen ☺
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April Beck
Jan 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is a great story with great characters. I really enjoyed reading this hot and steamy book. I did not want to put it down.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Lisa
Jan 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Spectacular storyline. Interesting characters. Lots of twists in the plot to keep it interesting. Read cover to cover because it was that good.

I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
Kenya
Jan 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Reality TVish

Oh my goodness I had a headache reading this book. I loved Eli and cheered for him. All the crazy sidekicks was too much reality tv for me. Between Ben and Erika's messiness I was done.

This book was a good read.

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Merry Jelks-Emmanuel
Dec 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Jada thought she had the perfect husband and marriage until the late nights that led to her catching him in a compromising position with his secretary. The blinders came off and when she started listening to her best friend, it went from bad to worst. In the midst of it all was the betrayal of some one close and almost losing the one person that truly loved her. This poignant story of love, betrayal and deception grabs you having your heart going out for Jada and everything she endured. It draws ...more
Tracy Butler
Aug 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
Great story

This was a great story that encompassed betrayal and New beginnings. It was well written with an easy flow that allowed the reader to connect with the characters.
Nene
May 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Enjoyed

This is my first book by this author, and this is the first time that I ever read a book on cheating. I really fell in love with Eli and Jada story. It let's you know that everybody who says their your friends is not. Jada had to endure great heartache and betrayal before she found her soul mate. I would recommend this book.
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Jan 02, 2020 rated it it was ok
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Lorrain Allen aka Trigger Queen has enjoyed writing ever since she was in first grade. She loves to get away from the world and lose herself in a book. As a young adult, she became a romance book junky and was inspired to pen her first romance by the many creative authors whose books she's read. Her main focus is writing nontraditional dark romance. The subject matters of her books are controversi ...more

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